First Class

Heathrow Express first class upgrade for frequent flyers

Your Gold frequent flyer card is also your ticket to a free upgrade on the Heathrow Express.

Why Qantas has stopped selling first class on its A380s

The superjumbo is soaring again, but Qantas isn’t quite ready to resume selling its first class s...

What was your best upgrade?

We ask readers to share their best-ever airline upgrade and what made it so memorable.

Fine dining returns to Qatar Airways’ first, business class

Silverware, china, crisp white linen and flickering LED ‘candles’ make a welcome return to the sk...

Flush with success: luxurious first class airline lavs

It’ll be hard to return to cramped airplane bathrooms after a peek inside these first class washr...

Turning row 1 in business class into a mini first class

The front row of business class is evolving into a 'mini first class' – but expect to pay more fo...

Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A380 first class concepts

Singapore Airlines’ latest Airbus A380 first class suites were conceived as a hotel room above th...

SQ’s temporary Changi T3 first class lounge

First class flyers can still expect something extra when they visit Singapore Airlines’ new Silve...

SQ’s new First Class, Private Room lounges open Feb 2022

What’s in store for the first class flyers of Singapore Airlines and its Star Alliance partners?

Qantas reopens Melbourne first class lounge

It’s not just flights that are coming back, but the best lounges too...

SQ’s new first class caviar service, Lobster Thermidor

Fine dining delights await Singapore Airlines’ first class flyers.

Emirates boss Tim Clark thought the A380 bar might be a flop

But... but... who wouldn't like the idea of a cocktail bar above the clouds?

Etihad reveals A350 business class suites with sliding doors

Etihad Airways’ CEO talks up a ‘business plus’ approach at the pointy end of his new flagship Air...

SQ signs off on Boeing 777X first, business class

Over-sized first class suites? Sliding doors in business class? Despite finalising designs, SQ is...

When will Qantas reopen its international lounges?

As with Qantas' international flights, it's a staggered restart for the airline's lounges around ...

New menus for Qantas’ Sydney, Melbourne first class lounges

Browse and download the latest Qantas First Lounge menus ahead of that long-awaited overseas flight.

Singapore Airlines reopens Sydney, Melbourne lounges

With Australia-Singapore flights ramping up, there’ll once again be lounges where you can relax b...

Qantas to reopen Sydney first class lounge on November 1

Australia’s best airport lounge is ready to roll out the welcome mat.